Tag Archive: mona foma

Mona Foma is a beautiful monster

As Hobart’s now-legendary audio-visual carnival sweeps back through town, Chloe Mayne guides us through the strange and beautiful maze that was: Ah, Mona Foma, my old friend. We’ve grown into and around one… Read More

Getting Naked at Dark MOFO

As Hobart’s most adventurous winter festival wriggled into the island capital’s crannies, Chloe Mayne was there to tell us all about it: Cuddle in close, sonic explorers; this one’s a tale that’ll make your… Read More

Event: Dark MOFO Rises Again

With Tasmania’s premier winter festival at our doorstep, Chloe Mayne trawls through the bucket of gems to pick our highlights: Every six months the art monolith of Hobart, the Museum of Old and New… Read More

Life imitates art: David Walsh and Dan Yack

A Dedication By Nathan Roche Modern Australia doesn’t have such a good track-record of successful moneymakers and tycoons directing their money to a worthy cultural or even tasteful cause. Frankly, most of the… Read More

Mutation and Mutilation: MONA FOMA 2015

Seven Sunny Summers of Mutation and Mutilation. Somethingyousaid.com’s Neika Lehman looks back on MONA FOMA 2015: MONA FOMA is the exception to the unofficial rule of music and arts festivals: the art is as… Read More

Dark Mofo 2014: Encores and Apologies

Neika Lehman spent two extraordinary weeks at Tasmania-based festival, Dark Mofo: It’s been just over a week since the conclusion of Hobart’s second Dark Mofo festival. The music and arts festival runs for two… Read More

Winter is Coming: Dark Mofo 2014

It’s been five years since the first annual music and arts festival MONA FOMA started happening in Tasmania. Curated by Brian Ritchie (bass player for the Violent Femmes), the festival has been pretty… Read More

Live Review: MONA FOMA, part one

Somethingyousaid.com’s Chloe Mayne checks out MONA FOMA, an annual festival based in Tasmania: I’m going to hazard a guess and say that you’ve all heard of MoMA , the elegant New York governess of… Read More